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Asst/Assoc Professor, Counseling Division - Full Time, Tenure Track

Denver Seminary
Job Location:
Littleton, Colorado
Counselor Education
Denver Seminary is seeking to fill a Full Time, Tenure Track, Faculty position (Counseling Division).


Counseling Division faculty in this position play an essential role in Denver Seminary’s academic mission by contributing excellent teaching, outstanding rigorous academic work, student mentoring, spiritual modeling and institutional service as needed. Faculty (tenure track) in the Counseling Division typically teach 18 credit hours of graduate courses per academic year and are eligible for rank advancement. Faculty will be required to contribute productively to public or peer-reviewed scholarship in their appropriate discipline to align with the faculty member’s professional goals as outlined in the Faculty Handbook. In the area of scholarship, Counseling Division faculty on this track are expected to make ongoing progress in academic production and presentation. Other duties may be assigned in place of teaching in order to make up a full load. This position is a twelve-month renewable agreement.

  1. Maintain a course load that includes courses in the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program
  2. Prepare course syllabi and submit copies of the syllabi to the appropriate departments in a timely fashion
  3. Prepare and deliver teaching content, course materials, and exams for assigned courses
  4. Grade exams and required assignments and submit final grades to Registrar in a timely manner
  5. Communicate with students needing assistance with the course and be available each week for student questions and concerns
  6. Advise students on academic matters and refer questions as needed to the Registrar or appropriate department
  7. Serve on faculty committees as assigned by the Academic Dean
  8. Participate in professional organizations
  1. Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program.
  2. Experience teaching in CACREP-accredited Counseling programs in higher education, with specific training in online delivery modes.
  3. Significant clinical counseling and clinical supervision experience and training.
  4. Licensed, or licensed eligible, as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado.
  5. Extensive graduate level teaching experience.
  6. Extensive experience in oversight and involvement in Dissertation Supervision
  7. Expert in either qualitative or quantitative research
  8. Knowledge and teaching skills commensurate with working in a CACREP-approved program
  9. Knowledge and teaching skills commensurate with working in an accredited Seminary including the ability to integrate faith and practice
  10. Excellent collegiality and collaborative skills
  1. Theological training and experience (preferably at the master’s level)
  2. Experience working among diverse populations
  3. Experience teaching Ph.D. level courses
  4. Relevant experience and ability to teach courses in at least three of the following areas:
    1. A) Professional Orientation and Ethics
    2. B) Advanced Research Methods and Assessment
    3. C) Advanced Assessment
    4. D) Career Development and Assessment
    5. E) Dissertation Proposal Development
    6. F) Emerging Issues in Clinical Practice
    7. G) Program Evaluation and Grant Writing
  5. Engaging, passionate, and motivated teaching approach
Denver Seminary prepares men and women to engage the needs of the world with the redemptive power of the Gospel and the life-changing truth of Scripture. Through our educational programs and mentoring process, the Seminary challenges students to grow spiritually, intellectually, and professional in order to lead God’s people in the accomplishment of His mission in the world. The position of Teaching Faculty, regarded as a minister of the Gospel, supports this mission by:

  1. Committed personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a lifestyle consistent with the Seminary’s Community Values and Behavioral Commitments.
  2. Agreement with Denver Seminary’s Statement of Faith and Statement on Human Sexuality
  3. Willingness to support the Seminary’s Mission, Vision and Core Commitments
  4. Commitment to the local church.
  5. A record of publications with the promise of ongoing scholarly productivity
  6. Evidence of participation in the scholarly guild (academic meetings)
  7. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and advocacy
  8. Cross-cultural experience is desirable

This is a 12-month renewable position that begins July 1, 2022. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the attention of Dr. Ron Welch at
Please do NOT send transcripts, letters of recommendation, or credential files. Full applications will be requested of promising candidate.
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